• Maria Diviney

    The US economy added 230’000 private jobs in October (vs 220K exp. & 213K a month ago). As the Fed-hawks remained in charge, the greenback and the US stocks were bid in New York. The US October NFPs and unemployment rate are due on Friday. The data is under close watch given the Fed’s shift

  • James Boston
    Forex » Russia’s GDP Stagnation
    James Boston - September 26, 2014, 13:45 GMT

    Predictions for the Russian leading indicator for economic growth are lining up to show a further fall year on year to the month of August, this would be the third straight month in a row that this GDP growth measure has come in negative following an extended period of expansion averaging around the 1.0% level.

  • James Boston
    Forex » Russian Interest Rate Hike
    James Boston - July 25, 2014, 11:51 GMT

    The Bank of Russia has just announced an increase in it’s base interest rate. In a surprise move the rate was hiked from 7.5% to 8.0% at this mornings monetary policy meeting. Markets had forecast no further monetary tightening this month. Despite the fact that economic growth is holding up, for now at least, the

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